Mechanical Engineering

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Job Category:
Aviation / Aerospace
Yes, 10% of the time
Day Job
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Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI

Job Summary


The Leidos Airborne Integration & Ground Processing Systems operation of the Advanced Solutions Group currently has a career opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer in support of the Airborne Reconnaissance Low Enhanced (ARL-E) program located in Manassas, VA. ARL-E is a multi-year program supporting the U.S. Army with upgrading and enhancing the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities of their airborne reconnaissance fleet. This is an exciting opportunity to use your skills to help in designing, upgrading and maintaining aircraft modifications on the U.S. Army’s Airborne Reconnaissance Low Enhanced mission DHC-8-300 fleet.


Primary Responsibilities

The qualified engineer will assist with all aspects of airframe design work related to aircraft modifications and antenna/sensor mounting provisions. The Engineer will participate in the life-cycle of the product design, from preliminary to critical design, analysis, prototyping, testing, integration, ground and flight testing and fielding. The responsibilities of the position will include generating drawings, both per guidance from the design lead and independently. The Engineer will be expected to support the assembly, testing and fielding of the product, and to work closely with the fabricators and assist with resolving production issues and questions; revise engineering drawings for ease of production, as necessary.


External Referral Bonus Eligible


Basic Qualifications

  • B.S in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering, with 0-2 years experience
  • Experience using SolidWorks CAD software
  • Strong manufacturing process knowledge
  • Experience designing structural components, with composites, machined and sheet metal products
  • Strong communication skills for collaboration
  • Positive attitude, ability to multi-task and possess strong time management skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledgeable on aircraft structures
  • Familiar with Military and/or FAA airworthiness substantiation requirements
  • Ability to obtain DoD security clearance TS/SCI

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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